September 22, 2018

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Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork Provides Protein for Area Individuals in Need

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 – 10:38 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined with Southern Event and Party, Pleasants BBQ, Wildes Tavern, and Overtime Sports earlier this year to break the current Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork. The previous record was set...

Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks Bring the Giant Sequoia Forests of California into Classrooms Worldwide

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 – 08:45 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks have launched a new digital field trip that explores the challenges, including wildfires, facing our giant sequoia forests. Giant sequoia, the largest living trees on Earth, are found only...

Seventh Generation Commits to Aggressive Science-Based Greenhouse Gas Targets, Zero Waste and 100 Percent Sustainable Sourcing

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 – 02:09 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) Seventh Generation, a leading household and personal care products company and pioneer in the eco-friendly products space, has unveiled its sustainability commitments for 2025 and science-based target goals for 2030. Announced today at the Ceres We...

MEDIA ALERT: 3Degrees Hosts Global Climate Action Summit Affiliate Event: Decarbonizing Transportation, A Holistic Approach to Building Sustainable Communities

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 – 11:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - What3Degrees will host a panel discussion on the revolutionary ways cities, public transportation agencies and private firms are working towards decarbonizing transportation and building sustainable communities. WhyClimate initiatives across disparate industries have the ability to make a...

Benevity Data Highlights New Direction for 2018 Year-End Corporate Giving

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 – 09:25 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced three emerging trends likely to impact charitable giving during the biggest giving months of the year: September through December, when 50%...

Common Impact Expands Leadership Team With Addition of Tara Cardone, Chief Operating Officer

Posted: Sep 11, 2018 – 01:46 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of Tara Cardone as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Tara will be a key partner to Common Impacts...

Emerald Brand Launches Emerald Ecovations Materials and Licensing Division

Posted: Sep 11, 2018 – 11:30 AM EST

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - Emerald Brand, known for its unique, Tree-Free and Plastic-free line of disposable products, has launched the Emerald Ecovations division, which licensees sustainable Tree-Free raw material and finished products to companies and brands across the globe. Tree-Free material...

Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

BURBANK, Calif., Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Companys hourly workforce. I have always believed...

Chevron Facing Furious Backlash for Using Secret Court to Violate Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Say Ecuadorians

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 – 02:30 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - Chevron CEO Michael Wirth is facing a furious backlash from civil society and allegations of racism after his company used a secret trade arbitration court run by private lawyers to try to attack Indigenous peoples and farmer...

Don’t Miss the Most Important Sustainability Event of the Year—BSR18: A New Blueprint for Business

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - The world is changing at a rapid pace. New technologies, shifting cultural norms, evolving economic structures, and unprecedented environmental threats are reshaping the planet. The business agenda is also changing, and the sustainability agenda needs to change...

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